Chattahoochee Scuba
Staff Instructor:

As a seasoned PADI Instructor, you have wisdom and experience to share with up-and-coming PADI leaders and you know that continuing your education never ends. This is your opportunity to help shape the next generation of instructors. Your proven experience is invaluable to them. Professional Dive Course Financial Assistance is available. Click here for more details.

    As an Instructor Development Course (IDC) Staff Instructor, you help bring up the next generation of PADI Instructors while gaining in-depth instructor-trainer knowledge. It is time to begin to pass your knowledge and experience on to more junior instructors and to continue your professional development.
Instructor Development Course Staff Instructor- Learning how to Train an Instructor:

During this course you will repeat many of the parts of the Open Water Scuba Instructor Course, but with an emphasis on learning how to teach the subject. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to train Assistant Instructors and assist in the training of Open Water Scuba Instructors.

Course Structure:
  • Knowledge Development Through Self-study.
  • Quizzes.
  • Interactive Lectures.
  • Teaching Presentations.
  • Confined Water Skill Assessment and Teaching Practice.
  • Diving Workshops.
  • Open Water Teaching Practice.
  • Rescue Skill Assessment.
  • Candidate presentations
  • Total course hours: 40 hours
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Prerequisite: Master Scuba Diver Trainer
Master Instructor- Demonstration of a Dedication to Instruction and the Pursuit of Dive Knowledge:

Be recognized as one of the elite dive educators – PADI Master Instructor. Master Instructors embody the essence of a true dive professional having demonstrated a thorough understanding of the PADI System of diver education, and put it into practice by training 150 or more PADI Divers. They are dive industry leaders who help to shape the development of future dive courses. If you are interseted in this challenge, contact us as to what you must do to meet the specific requirements for this certification.

  • Total course hours: Minimum 2 years as a PADI Instructor
  • Minimum Age: 20
  • Prerequisite: IDC Staff Instructor
  • Contact us for explaination of additional requirements